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A Closer Look (Food For Thought) #192487

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 30, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The national nutrition summit in Washington, DC, mentioned.

(Washington: Jackie Judd) The battle to write national nutritional guidelines featured; scenes shown of Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman being smacked with a pie by a woman opposed to meat being approved in the diet; details given of industry pressure on the wording of the guidelines. [Center for Science in the Public Interest David SCHARDT - says the FDA softened the clause due to sugar lobbying.] [Health and Human Services Secretary Donna SHALALA - says the guidelines must reflect the science.] [Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine Dr. Neal BARNARD - talks semantics.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings; Boston: Tim Johnson) The issue of nutritional guidelines and whether people will follow them discussed.

Jennings, Peter;
Johnson, Tim;
Judd, Jackie

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